Fact Sheet Winter


New developments:

▪     New movie fun in the 4D Magic Cinema

  • Title: ‘Chaos in Wonderland 4D’
  • Produced by Mack Animation

▪     New VR animation on ‘Alpenexpress Coastiality’ with Otto

  • Visitors experience new VR adventures together with Baby Otti and other characters of the Ottifant world of the famous comedian and artist Otto Waalkes
  • Drive through East Frisia

▪     Jim Knopf - Journey through Morrowland

  • Three new scenes: the small dragon Nepomuk, Chinese pavilion, mountain scene

▪     New nativity scene exhibition in the stave church

  • Motto: 'The Great Nativity Scene of Provence'
  • Large-scale village scene

▪     Art exhibition ‘Rizzi's Winterworld’ in the treasury of the German Alley

  • Over 60 pictures and numerous wooden toys of the American Pop Art artist and amusement park lover
  • Many unique items never published before

▪     RULANTICA made of ICE - Snorri's Sparkling Water World

  • Imaginative snow and ice sculpture exhibition in the Spanish arena
  • Theme ‘Rulantica’
  • 8 degrees minus in the 30x10 metre hall
  • 8 scenes with 30 sculptures up to 5 metres high
  • 100 tons of crystal clear ice cream from Belgium and 100 tons of snow
  • 50-member team that has worked on the snow and ice blocks

▪     Chinese Festival of Lights in Historic Balthasar Castle Park

  • 152 figures up to 3.50 metres high
  • Vibrant underwater world shines in all colours

▪     New JUNIOR CLUB indoor game world

  • Indoor offer for children in the Dutch themed area
  • Mega-fun with ball bath, giant slide and cosy sitting and lying area
  • Hilarious JUNIOR CLUB videos by Benedikt Weber
  • Pearly gates post office with the Santa Claus office


▪     3,000 fir trees

▪     10,000 Christmas tree balls

▪     1,500 deco gifts

▪     1,500 loops

▪     25 fire pits

▪     2.5 million lights, including:

  • 6,000 fairy lights (5 km in total)
  • 500 m light curtains
  • 1,000 candle chains

▪     2,500 Christmas roses

▪     1,000 poinsettias

▪     Traditionally decorated Christmas trees in every themed area

▪     10m high Christmas tree in the German avenue

▪     18m high Christmas tree on the Luxemburger Platz

▪     A 50m high Christmas decorated sequoia tree

Shows and Attractions:

▪     55m high Ferris wheel ‘Bellevue’ in the Portuguese themed area with 42 gondolas and a magnificent view over the winter decorated parkland

▪     Enchanting circus revue directed by Joseph Bouglione on the festival site in the original circus tent

▪     Ice Show ‘Surpr'Ice - with the Son of Santa Claus’

▪     Children's Musical ‘The Great Gift’ at the Globe Theater

▪     NEW: ‘Miracleux’ Mapping Show on the façade of the ‘Eurosat-CanCan Coaster’ in the French section

▪     NEW: ‘Ed and the Winter Mutiny’ on the Limerick Castle Stage

▪     NEW: ‘Ed & Edda’s Winter Magic’ on the lake in Fairy Tale Forest

▪     Puppet show ‘Puppet Christmas’ in the big indoor gaming world ‘Limerick Castle’

▪     Dreamtime Dome: ‘The Secrets of Gravity’

▪     Lights Parade ‘Winter Starlight Parade’ with the Europa-Park artists; Show finishes on the Luxemburger Platz

▪     Europa-Park Dinner Show in Europa-Park Teatro (23.11.2018 - 09.02.2019)

▪     Evening events such as ‘Soirée La Cigale’ or the midday revue ‘Grandioso’

Further Winter Specials:

▪     Fantastically illuminated Fairy Tale Forest

▪     Old-fashioned Christmas market at the historic Castle Balthasar Park

▪     Large indoor play area and Christmas bakery in the subject area ‘Ireland - World of Children’

▪     Christmas market with 35 booths in the German Alley

▪     Large Christmas pyramid in ‘Ireland - World of Children’

▪     Kids ski school and snow tube fun next to the Colonial House

▪     Giant advent calendar on the Italian open-air stage

▪     375m² ice rink, racetrack with children's skibobs and cross-country skiing for kids ‘Skitty World Nordic’ in Scandinavia

▪     Ice bar ‘Glaciar’ in the Spanish area

▪     Christmas room in the 4-star hotel ‘El Andaluz’

▪     Rustic, 2-storey ERDINGER Original Hütt'n in Portuguese themed area with hearty dishes from the Alpine countries

Winter Food and Drink Offer:

▪     New at the Christmas market: bakery with Dresdner hand bread

▪     From the grill: original French Merguez, pork steak, fire griller

▪     Soups & stews: Irish stew, lentil stew, goulash soup, potato and vegetable stew

▪     Restaurant ‘Spices-Kitchens of the World’: Asian weeks

▪     Takeaway CMAK: Shashlik, Bortscht, various burger variations

▪     Venison goulash with Spaetzle, roast pork with red cabbage and dumplings

▪     Fried mushrooms with garlic dip

▪     Valais raclette, cheese fondue and Swiss cheese soup

▪     Ice magic mulled wine, fruit punch, Verpoorten egg and coffee punch, fire tong punch

▪     Kaiserschmarrn with plum roaster, mini pancakes with applesauce

▪     Christmas cookies, wintry cake and cake selection and fresh waffles with winter porridge

▪     Selected winter specialties in Balthasar Castle

Wellness Weeks 7th January 2018 until 5th April 2019:

▪     Kitchen party in the hotel ‘El Andaluz’ on 25.01., 26.01., 22.03. and 23.03.2019

▪     Cocktail classes in the ‘Bar Colosseo’

▪     Wine tours: Wine & Italy on 23.03.2019, Wine & Spain on 05.04.2019

▪     Tuscan guests in Rust: Family Frescobaldi represents their wineries ‘Ornellaia e Masseto’ / ‘Tenuta Luce della Vite’

▪     Beer Tasting at the hotel ‘Santa Isabel’ on 08. and 09.03.2019

▪     Knigge course with trainer Betül Hanisch from ‘Fast Perfect’ on 22.03.2019

▪     Tapas evening in the ‘Bodega’ of the hotel ‘El Andaluz’ on selected dates

▪     Fondue evenings in the restaurant ‘Sala Santa Isabel’ on selected dates

▪     Valentine's Day offers on 14.02.2019

▪     St. Patrick's Day in the bar Spirit of St. Louis on 17.03.2019, hotel ‘Bell Rock’

▪     Various feel-good arrangements for couples, friends and friends

▪     31.03. - 03.04.2019: ‘Fit in Spring’ with Monica Ivancan